In an effort to stay on top of continuing advancements in the compost industry, members of the Team pride themselves on participating in and reviewing the latest research initiatives related to advancements in compost science.

To date, the Team has:

• participated in compost quality and maturity studies – – including assisting with the field testing of the Solvita compost maturity test;
• evaluated newly developed compost methods and systems – – including review of and assisting with in-vessel composting facilities; and
• initiated numerous compost projects to help Maine municipalities and industry implement more efficient, cost saving techniques for the utilization of unwanted organics – – including carcass management strategies for farmers and pilot projects with communities and schools.

The one tenant that remains true through all team endeavors is that in the work we undertake, the Team assumes the risks, so that industry does not have to.